Dhoni-led CSK to three title wins in 2010, 2011 and 2018 and is regarded as one of the most successful captains in the IPL.
Sam Curran opened CSK's innings during the match and played a knock of 31 runs from 21 deliveries.
Sanju Samson had played a knock of 74 runs against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), and he followed it up with an 85-run knock against Kings XI Punjab.
"Chennai ke batsman simply not getting going. Glucose chadwaake aana padega next match se batting karne," Sehwag tweeted on CSK's abject surrender to Delhi Capitals.
On this day in 2007: The cricket world saw the earliest glimpse of 'Captain Cool' MS Dhoni as he led India to a famous win over Pakistan in the T20 World Cup final in Johannesburg with a 'masterstroke' in the last-over thriller.
IPL 2020: MS Dhoni explained his reason to bat lower, saying he wanted to give other a chance considering he hasn’t played much cricket, but Gambhir reckons getting out early is a risk the CSK captain should have taken.
Faf du Plessis and Dhoni guided CSK to a five-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi.
The side will be without the services of Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh this year as both players opted out of the tournament due to personal reasons.
The induction of one of the most potent combat jets globally will give the country's air power a strategic edge in the midst of a bitter border row with China in eastern Ladakh.
The opening match between the finalists of the 2019 edition will be played in Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.